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250 Lakes

Vivienne Rickman-Poole is an artist and cold water swimmer who set herself a challenge to swim all 250 lakes in Snowdonia. In May 2015 Director Tom Eagar spent an afternoon with her at Llyn Llydaw to find out what swimming meant to If you'd like to find out more about Vivienne and her work visit www.viviennerickmanpoole.co.uk. Sound Recording and Cover Image by Liz Seabroo…
Date: 11:42:55 27.02.2018
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Documentary

Rūta Meilutytė - the Movie

Rūta Meilutytė inspires the younger generation to chase their goals and Lithuanians to be proud of their country. The 100m Breaststroke Olympic gold medallist at London 2012 is much more than a great athlete, she is the symbol of today's Lithuania and a documentary film on her was released in February 2018 in Lithuanian cinemas, The film allows viewers to see Rūta's daily …
Date: 10:22:45 27.02.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympics

United We Will Swim … Again

This film tells the incredible story of a community’s fight to save their swimming pool. It’s one of Glasgow’s famous political stories and is brought to life in this inspiring documentary, with original footage from the protest and interviews with the key activists involved. The film aims to inspire and motivate community engagement and action in the hope that ordinary …
Date: 15:26:06 12.08.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Facilities

Documentary on Teri McKeever

Documentary below on Teri McKeever, an American college and Olympic swimming coach. She has been the head coach of the California Golden Bears women's swimming team at the University of California, Berkeley for the last twenty seasons. Her Cal Bears teams have won three NCAA national championships. McKeever's Cal Bears program has produced several members of the US Olympic team, …
Date: 09:36:52 10.05.2016
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Coaching

Crossing Hell's Mouth

This 2012 film tells the story of Frank Chalmers, an open water swimmer who is setting off on the challenge of his life. Having successfully swum the English Channel, Frank has been training for over a year in preparation for his toughest swim yet; to cross the Pentland Firth. This notoriously treacherous stretch of water separates the Orkney Islands from mainland Scotland and is home to some …
Date: 10:51:22 14.09.2015
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Documentary